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Options Away Lets You Hold a Flight Before Booking

April 24, 2015 by

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Options Away is an online travel agency that helps eliminate anxiety when shopping for airfare. When users see a deal, it lets them lock in airfare two days to three weeks ahead of the purchase and eliminates the risk of prices going up.

As an added benefit, if the airfare happens to drop, users automatically get the cheaper priced ticket. Otherwise they pay the original price plus a fee for the time the ticket is held.

This app is ideal for flyers who often suffer from second guessing when or if they should buy, or those who often regret the price they paid.

Benefits of Holding a Flight

Holding a flight days or weeks before purchasing the ticket gives travelers the flexibility and time needed to plan their trip to see if all the pieces can come together to make it happen.

Then when you decide you do want to buy the tickets, all you have to do is sign in to your account, and if you don’t want them, do nothing. It’s that easy.

Options Away

How It Works: The Basics

Options Away is easy to use. The first step is to choose how long to hold your flight. Select from 3, 7, 14, or 21 days. Once you make your selection, head to checkout where you’ll pay the hold fee for your locked in airfare.

They will send you an email confirmation, and once you have all the other elements of your trip lined up and know it can work, you sign into your account and book, or do nothing if you decide the trip is not going to work for you at this time.

Flight prices change quickly, and Options Away does their best to alert users if fares drop. They also offer other itineraries that will help you save money.

Plus, Options Away can also help you find great deals on hotels and rental cars related to your destination. If you find making travel plans a little stressful, Options Away can help alleviate that problem.

Photo credits: wikimediaSonali Basak

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